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, president of the california business roundtable. hello to both you. ian a you heard mr. hofmeister knows a thing or two about this. we can knock the saudis off and change world politics and changes our balance of trade. will the epa block it, diana? >> well, i don't know but maybe we should listen to what president obama was saying last year. he was brag being the oil and gas development we have in the united states. we got to remind him about that when the new epa regulations come out. so we -- we want to make sure he doesn't bring out those old ozone regulations that he shell of ad couple of years ago because he said they would damage the economy. our economy is growing slower now than it was then. we are really regulating to disaster. >> epa in 2010, diana? $23 billion of regulatory costs for the year 2010. >> that's what epa says. it is really probably a lot more than that. i mean, thee regulations, the mercury, the car ever carbon, ozone, each cost $100 billion each. >> all right. >> they don't have to justify them with benefits because it is maximum achievable control technology. i
it is the first pure electric car from general motors since the ev one. it goes on sale in california and oregon only, middle of next year. gm expects the press point to be somewhere around 25,000. the all-important question, what is the range going to be, how far will it go fully charged? gm is not saying at this point, only it will be competitive with other electric cars. speaking of other electric cars this market is struggling now look at auto sales through september of this year. 73%, almost 8 million vehicles in the u.s., are gasoline powered. still a predominant source of power train in this country. hybrids, 279%, 300,000. as for pure electric, just 8,289 pure electric cars sold in the u.s. right now. take a look at shares of general motors in the last year. if you were a gm investor in the last year, up 24%. a lot of people talk about gm ought to learn what they are doing at tesla, tesla leading the way with electric cars. gm versus tesla, no comparison, gm up 24%, tesla up just 1.4%. as i said at the beginning of this report, you will see more electric vehicles coming from general moto
that's where we're going. >> you're from california, correct? >> i live there, yes. >> doesn't make you a bad person. >> i'm from buffalo too. >> it explains why he's stylish, right? well, i live in california. we voted to raise income taxes and sales taxes. california is, what, one-seventh of the u.s. economy. >> jerry browne's miracle. >> i'm going to get a bill as well as every other californian asking for money. >> what is your point? >> that will have a negative impact on the california economy and on the u.s. economy. so ron is right. there are parts of the u.s. economy are certainly improving, but there are other parts that have not yet felt a vice that's squeezing on them. >> all right. we got to go. the bell is going to ring shortly, i feel like. we got to go. thank you, everybody. appreciate it. we are heading toward the close and, really, the market is where it was before all the rhetoric came out on the cliff. the dow up 32 points right how it. >> we've heard some democrats made maye be willing to dive off that fiscal cliff. our next guest certainly is not following suit. fi
california, austin, oregon, where sustainability is part of the real culture and the thread of the way people live. when you look at the spark and you look at what the performance of a car is, we haven't announced the final range because we're not done certifying it but it will be one of the largest range vehicles and torque is more than a ferrari. >> but the skeptic will look at this and say not that you're supposed to comment on the leaf from a competitor standpoint but you look at the leaf and others and people say is there a market for electric vehicles in the u.s.? >> i think we're doing about 3,000 volts here every month. and that's been growing here pretty steadily. i think if you look at the economy and what we've been through over the last few years and affordability of that, it's hard to know exactly what those markets really are going to be when we get equalization here from a growth standpoint in the economy. the bottom line is that we can save a lot of fuel consumption. we have a place like california and los angeles in an urban environment where spark makes a huge amount of sens
leader nancy pelosi's home state of california. >> reporter: hi, sue. nancy pelosi is a crucial part of the discussion to avoid the fiscal cliff, representing one of the most liberal and successful cities in america. what do folks back home in san francisco expect her to do to avoid what some say will be an economic catastrophe. for nearly 20 years, kurt has been serving up breakfast at dottie's true blue diner. running a small business, especially a restaurant, is not for the weak. so he wonders why washington can't get its act together. >> if i ran my business the way the government is run, i wouldn't be in business. he's a constituent of one of the most powerful people in washington, nancy pelosi. here's a news flash. not everybody in america believes economic armageddon is at hand. not even former mayor gavin newsom, california's lieutenant governor. >> i don't know why i'm not losing sleep over it. i think there are good people on both sides of the aisle that they're mature enough to get something done. >> kurt agrees when i asked if he was preparing for the fiscal cliff. he ans
employment. so does california. is it because of sometimes it's military? it's just that they're big states and there happen to be a lot of federal jobs there. also virginia, sort of a purple state. florida comes in relatively high. so michelle, what we have here is a situation where the sequestration was designed to create a lot of political pain across the country but it is going to be unevenly spread out. for example in california, very high unemployment. they could get hit for example with more federal job cuts in addition to their high unemployment rates. >> great analysis, steve. thanks for that deep down dive into the data. >>> america's ceos are calling for action on the fiscal cliff. precisely what you saw from steve. among them leaders of boeing, weyerhaeuser. joining us on the phone, representative adam smith, a democrat from the ninth district of washington. representative smith, thanks for joining us. i can't think of a better name for a guest on cnbc. >> people are always disappointed that i don't know a lot more about economics than i actually do. but at least it is good to h
vegas, parts of california, and even in florida. another concern is that prices overall are rising faster than income growth and that does not bode well for non-investors either. this phenomenon is playing out largely in those formerly very hot markets that crash the hardest. there are still some great deals for investors in places like chicago, atlanta, even right here in d.c. before you take me off, i got one thing. someone wrote in to the blog today really right down the line of what we're saying. he says people are buying homes out here in new orleans stupid fast. but the problem is they're investors and they're renting them all out. >> very good point. diana, thanks. good to see you. ty, down to you. >>> the german parliament approved a new bailout package for greece. meanwhile, unemployment hits a record high in the eurozone but european central bank chief mario draghi expects the economy to recover in that area in the latter half of next year. so what's ahead for debt stricken greece and the eurozone members? joining me here at the new york stock exchange, constantine mikalo
can crack that up to be decent news and upbeat news from california, it will have a $1.9 billion budget gap during its next fiscal year, that's far smaller, here is the good part, far smaller than it's seen in prior years and holds out the possibility that california may actually see surpluses within a few years thanks to spending cuts and tax hikes. those folks have their fingered crossed. >>> hamas rockets killed three in israel as they threaten a wider offensive. martin fletcher is in tel aviv and has more. >> reporter: israel and the palestinians in gaza are on the major edge of a confrontation, neither side really wants but seems to be what happens. israeli rocket attacks against gaza targeting the militant leaders of hamas are continuing and continuing to attack rocket stockpiles from gaza. israel's goal is to prevent hamas from attacking israeli citizens with rockets. there have been 850 akz ta, 100 in the last week alone. that's what israel wants to stop. at the same time hamas has been retilliating today at least 130 rockets fired from gaza into israeli cities. about 50
of california, he welcomed the various immigrant groups coming in. >> always. >> jimmy, you're going to have a test now with this fiscal cliff business. will the republican leadership stay true to their economic principles, namely limited government, lower spending, low tax rate reform, et cetera, et cetera? or are they going to sound like democrats? in other words, everybody wants a deal, jimmy, but a bad deal be a bad idea. >> we have an economy which is not particularly strong. the last thing it needs is a bunch of tax hikes. i was heartened that speaker boehner said he was against raising marginal tax rate. there's other ways you can get revenue, whether through growth, getting rid of crony capitalist tax deductions. i think that's a great place to draw a line in the sand. >> we can't cave on -- >> jennifer ruben, you're not so much the economist. how do we right now, how does the gop get off to a better start on attracting a more inclusive party? what ed rodgers called a big tent. i rather like that notion of a big tent. not all conservatives do. darn it, i'm a conservative. conservativ
jumped in. thanks, guys. >> we want to go to california now to john fortt who has breaking news regarding ncr, which is now halted on news pending. what's going on? >> yeah, scott. not exactly sure what the news is, but i've rumor they could be announcing an acquisition just after the bell. also want to know that retalix, that's an israeli company, point of sale, technology. they recently did an acquisition of a company that served high-end retail establishments nap has also been halted. ncr's market cap just shy of $4 billion. reatlix under $1 billion. still, a significant sides. it would be for ncr. we have to wait to see exactly what this news in. but in the environment of the fiscal cliff, if, indeed, what this is, it would be interesting. >> all right, john. thanks so much. >> ncr, national cash register. right? >> you like that? >> i like that because you got to change the name. cash registers aren't what they used to be. >> that stock is halted along with the other one john was talking about. we'll let you know when the news does come out and that stock is reop reopened for busines
in california. at&t says it plans to phase out its old fashioned telephone service. the company eventually wants to decommission the technology behind its deck i'ds old copper line network that currently covers 76 million homes and businesses. at&t will spend $14 billionoff three years to extend its internet based broadband service to 78% of its land line service area. and on the agenda in the u.s., we've got important economic data, weekly jobless claims, my favorite. they'll hit before the market opens. and on the earnings front, up ins are kohl's, wendy's, disney and groupon. european trade this morning has been a mixed session. we started out in the green and then we had losses. markets are clawing back adding half a percent for the xetra dax. ibex 35 is back in the green after being down as much as 0.6%. u.s. futures are trying to fight to the positive. if you take fair value into account, the dow jonesville average would be adding about a point at the open. not huge moves, but again, not a big come back from the big losses yesterday.the open. not huge moves, but again, not a big come back
in this category. i pick a flight needing the wifi if i have to get to california it's an issue. >> we waited until we could get big pipe satellite based broadband. it's not your grandfather's wifi, it will be the real thing. >> stream video? >> we'll have on board streaming video. >> people on kayak looking for cheap flights from somewhere else? >> on kayak -- >> you don't have wifi? i don't know, i'm not allowed to turn on my things once i'm flying. >> yes, you are. >> above 10,000 feet. >> i know we have to go. can you explain this, why can't you use your phone on the ground? >> because there's an faa rule against it. >> does that rule make sense to you really? >> doesn't make a lot of sense to me, no. >> anything else? >> no more free peanuts. >> this poor guy walked in and had to deal with all of our complaints. >> i'll get you all the peanuts you want. >> i like paying for the -- i can finally get something i want. >> i like that, too, i don't mind that at all, it's something i want to pick up versus something else. >> is that really chicken? that's what i want to know. i saw one with three l
quite a place. >> let's talk about some other headlines. today, california is set to unveil a new attempt to limit greenhouse gases. the state is going to be holding its first sale of carbon emissions permits. experts say it's a landmark experiment that california hopes will serve as a model for other u.s. states and the federal government. a new survey finds that families are at odds over financial planning. fidelity investments finds that sharply conflicting expectations between older parents and their adult children. among the survey results. 24% of adult children expect they will have to help their parents financially at some point, yet 97% of parents don't expect to need help. that's a oble nearly all of older parents and their grown children disagreed on whether a child will take care of their parents if they become ill, and adult children underestimate the value of their parents' estate by more than $100,000 on average. i think that's an issue across the country. do you want to counter that? >> no, not really. >> how are your parents? my parents are doing great. >> mine are
. one of the develop storingie ii looking at is chinese products to california to the rest of the country and there's a lot of ports being shot. >> national retail federation said that a lot of product for the holiday season is already in the stores. so maybe it won't be a huge impact and maybe that product can be routed to other ports to mexico and then trucked up. maybe it's a good thing for truckers and fedex and u.p.s.s of the world if the product isn't in the store already, retailers need to get it quickly, good for overnight shippers. >> they have all of the stuff in. that's a good point. ksu rang the bell the other day. they're instrumental in bringing goods from mexico. very interesting. >> look at those freight volume which is they report next. meantime, got to talk zynga taking a hit in the premarket. social gaming company changing its relationship with facebook. the new agreement essentially removes the special status that zynga enjoyed among game developers and also now allows facebook to develop its own games. it's been called an open marriage by "the new york
, welcome to "squawk on the street," tgif. i'm carl quintanilla, jim cramer, david faber is in california, jpmorgan, napa valley ceo summit. how many big stories do we have circulating? fiscal cliff concerns? you heard about jp penny concerns. right now, implied open, down 58 points. europe getting trouble, headlines out of greece, running low on cash again. ftse down 0.75. we'll bring in david from the west coast. we'll talk technology later on but that's not the only subject. what's coming up? >> reporter: a very cool napa valley. we are very close to silicon valley, so here at napa valley ceo technology summit we'll be joined throughout the day by a number of luminaries from the technology industry. i'll be talking to john donahoe, ceo of ebay. back to you. >> french laundry, that's the key tonight. french laundry. he's smiling like he's already been. meantime, a road map starts at cross section of wall street and washington. third weeks of losses as congressional office highlights difficulties if no fiscal cliff worked out. >> jcpenney shares on sale as it posts a much bigger loss and
traffic this far in the holiday season. we think they're very well positioned in places like california where we're starting to see some signs of a macro recovery. the other important thing, nordstrom doesn't have the exposure to the tourist consumer some of the other luxury players have. >> reporter: however, with the european debt crisis looming and that fiscal cliff still unresolved, the robin report's robin lewis thinks many luxury buyers may be holding back this holiday season. >> i think that will cause some cautious spending in the last holiday season, in the last quarter. and if the resolve is made to increase the tax rates of the rich, it will definitely hit the pocketbooks. >> reporter: and there's no doorbusters for luxury players. they're banking on their price premiums and their quality to drive sales. later today, carl, i'll sit down with burberry ceo. we'll talk about all things luxe. >>> straight ahead, why the secret to housing reform might be reforming the fha itself. >>> a little bit laeter, how to play the retailers ahead of this holiday season. "squawk on the street
. we know from the court documents in the samsung case in california that apple made an offer for samsung to pay a royalty to settle all patent disputes. samsung didn't take it. the royalty offer was a high one. apple has been consistent in saying that it would be willing to settle under the appropriate conditions. >> tony, which is more important? hardware war or the platform war that you believe it is waging with google and amazon? >> i think the two are hard to separate because increasingly the platform drives sales of the hardware. when people are buying an iphone versus a samsung galaxy 3s, they are deciding i want to be on the ios platform or i want to be on the android platform. so i think the two are very, very linked. apple is pursuing litigation on the patent side because it believes that it can up end momentum from android and believes that its patents were violated and believes it should have compensation for it. >> if the setmelement the settl with samsung over the long-term in. >> samsung sold nearly 200 million smartphones over the last 12 months. they probably
francisco, california. david, thank you for joining us. i want to talk about the earnings in just a little bit, but first a lot of people look at this, you've been growing so quickly, why are you starting to tap the brakes a bit in terms of taking delivery of aircraft as well as expand manage to new markets? >> i think a couple of things here. first of all, we felt the need to get to critical mass which we believe we've done. we have 50 aircraft now. and so we feel comfortable slowing down the growth. but i would say the key thing we've seen in the two years since we in addition will made the order is the increase in fuel prices and basically what is a slowly growing economy. and when you do the math, it doesn't make sense to go in and continue the rapid expansion. >> part of this tapping the brakes, if you will, is slowing down the rate and pace of taking new aircraft from airbus. some people say wait a second, those will be more fuel efficient, why wouldn't you want those sooner rather than later because you're deferring accepting some of those aircraft. >> we're in a little bit of a dif
. >> 250 over 5 years, 50 a year, california alone -- >> you're a jet setter. >> he is. >> no, no, no, no. not at all. >> just joking. >> one day maybe we can all aspire. >> we can share. >> how's that? >> never a private jet. >> there you go. if i can share, you're welcome. >> thank you. >> thank you, david, in advance. turning to the downside, let's head it down to the nation's capital. >> i want to ride on david's jet. that's all i care about, guys. see you later. as congressional leaders and the president convene to discuss solving the fiscal cliff, we're at the white house to bring you the news first. both sides far apart. will they rise above partis partisansh partisanship? >> committed to solving our fiscal challenges. but i refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced. >> and that's why we say to this president, we want to work with you on solutions. >> this is an opportunity time for us and for the american people. to demonstrate to all americans that we are here to get the job done. >> so many challenges that are ahead of us, the american people need to see us act courageou
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, california has devoted to halt payments in an effort to try to balance its budget. the city will present the plan to a bankruptcy judge on friday. sa they need to close a nearly $46 billion budget deficit. new york and new jersey need at least $71.3 billion to recover from the devastation of super storm sandy and prevent similar damage from future storms. this is according to the state's latest estimates. that total of course could grow. steve liesman has been crunching the newspaperup i numbers and hn the next hour. this is to try to build up some sort of protection, some massive floodwalls. governor cuomo was saying this would be like $9.1 billion to start building. >> questions about the future of the sec following mary shapiro's exit. elyse walter could run the agent until december 2013 when she would have to be renominated and reapproved by the senate. among the issues, and ongoing battle over regulating the $2.5 trillion money market fund industry, some 63 unfinished rule making requirements that are all part of dodd-frank and continuing fears of course about market stability and h
but very refined car as well. >> you introduce it here in l.a. a, southern california. a huge market. people are going to say how much does it cost? $130,000 for this vehicle? >> starting at $83,500. this one is $130,000, yes. i have to say people will clamor for the car. >> this brings up the question. the average land rover customer, household income of $515,000, $130,000 vehicle. this brings up the question with all the talk about potentially raising taxes on the wealthy here in the united states, would that hurt your business? would you sell fewer range rovers if the tax rate went up for those making more than $250,000? >> i think at the moment we see no sign of that quite frankly. a deal has to be done. our customers buy smartly, and when they look at vehicles like this, which is new on the block, they're going to go for this particular car. they might compromise on other things and not on new range rovers. we're confident we can sell more than all the cars in the u.s. without a shadow of a doubt. >> real quick. christmastime is the time of year when luxury seams go through the
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